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2010-10-04 12:35:00

Britain's Robert Edwards, the "father of the test tube baby," won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for his work on in-vitro fertilization.

2009-09-19 14:02:38

Increasing numbers of poor foreign women are being exploited by British couples who buy human eggs to conceive, critics of the practice contend. Hundreds of British couples travel to Spain, Romania and Ukraine each month to buy eggs from vulnerable women willing to take health risks to make money, fertility expert Naomi Pfeffer told the Motherhood in the 21st Century Conference at University College London. It commodifies women's bodies and treats their reproductive capacities as a service,...


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.